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Topic # 225895 10-Dec-2017 18:48
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2 months ago, When enable came door knocking, I accepted Fibre installed. It was a basic install and I am very pleased with the work done. Was told after the job was done to contact any RSP / ISP when I am ready to use it with a suggestion to do it asap. I assume its so enable can make money from the install? Rather than that they will turn my VDSL off.

 

Anyways I am currently on 2degrees naked VDSL 110/44 with no problems. 

 

I have a spare Fritzbox 7490. The GPON Light is on huawei ONT is working with a ethernet cable ready to plug into the fritzbox.

 

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My question is there any downtime if I make the call to switch to fibre? Will there be a overlap where VDSL and fibre can be working at the same time ?

 

The reason I delayed is because I cant afford any prolonged downtime. So I  stayed with VDSL.


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  Reply # 1916179 10-Dec-2017 18:57
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There should be overlap. But fritz box will need configuring to suit fiber on Lan port one.





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  Reply # 1916337 11-Dec-2017 07:21
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You would need to ask your RSP because it's all up to them.

 

You don't "switch" from VDSL to fibre, they're two totally different connections. If a RSP allows the same login in their BRAS  from multiple connection types or simply creates a duplicate login for you there would be no downtime at all except for the time it takes you to reconfigure your router.

 

 




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  Reply # 1916358 11-Dec-2017 08:27
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Sweet Thanks. I have changed the spare fritzbox to the following settings and hooked the ONT to  lan 1 on fritzbox.

 

  • connection to an external modem or router
  • Establish own connection to the Internet

- Username: myusername@snap.net.nz
- Password: mypassword
- Encapsulation: PPPoE
- VLAN ID: 10

 

Just need to call 2degrees when ready I guess.

 

 


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  Reply # 1916395 11-Dec-2017 09:44
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cruxis:

 

Anyways I am currently on 2degrees naked VDSL 110/44 with no problems. 

 

 

 

 

Thats a fantastic VDSL speed!

 

 

 

I believe the entry level UFB product is up to 100/20 so if you need a faster upload you're going to need to pay a bit more 


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